Hunter Schleper wins pair of FIS GS, slalom races in Alaska

By John LaConte VAIL — Coach Bruce Knoepfel recently received a surprising piece of news. One of his prodigy students, at one time a top-ranked junior who was training with Knoepfel when he was awarded Alpine Domestic Coach of the Year, was hoping to make a return to the sport of ski racing.“It was always […]

Another classic closing day at Beaver Creek

By John LaConte BEAVER CREEK — With 260 cumulative inches on the season, the mountain may not have hit its average this year. But people celebrating the season on Sunday didn’t much care about that.Those people wanted spring sun to end the season, and while most of the day took place under cloudy skies, the […]

On the Hill: Closing Day at Beaver Creek

By Ross Leonhart On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart reports from Centennial and the Rodeo terrain park on a windy Closing Day at Beaver Creek Mountain. BEAVER CREEK OFFICIAL REPORT: Beaver Creek opens for the 2015-16 season […]

Women’s conference to debut in Vail this June

By Melanie Wong VAIL — A new event coming to Vail in June aims to attract women looking for personal growth in a healthy environment. The G3 Women’s Conference, an event that started in Sonoma, California, offers women of all ages several days dynamic speakers, workshops and networking, as well as fitness assessments and workouts […]

Women’s conference to debut in Vail

By Melanie Wong VAIL — A new event coming to Vail in June aims to attract women looking for personal growth in a healthy environment. The G3 Summit, a conference series that started in Sonoma, California, offers women of all ages several days dynamic speakers, workshops, and networking, as well as fitness assessments and workouts […]

Hall of Fame honors six-time World Cup winner Kristina Koznick

By Edward Stoner Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series that profiles the Vail Valley locals who were inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame on Saturday. STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A story of humble beginnings, Kristina “Koz” Koznick grew up skiing rope-tow laps on the modest 310-vertical-foot Buck Hill […]